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Jessica Smith
Jessica Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pell City, Ala.

High School:
Pell City

Height:
5-5

Position:
Utility

Experience:
3L

B/T:
R/R



Career Stats

2010 (SENIOR): Played in 16 games and earned four starts as a senior ... finished the season with a .111 average and two RBI ... earned her first start of the season in the first game of the Hatter Invitational in Deland, Fla., against Rhode Island and hit a RBI double and scored a run ... tallied a RBI and scored a run in a start against Liberty (March 9) ... collected a hit in the series opener against South Carolina (March 20) ... scored a run as a pinch-runner against Troy (April 20).

2009 (JUNIOR):
Played in 24 games and made two starts as a junior ... batted .050 with three runs and a stolen base ... tallied her first hit of the season at UAB on March 10 ... scored a run as a pinch-runner against Notre Dame on Feb 14 at the BAMA Bash ... drew a walk and scored a run in the night cap against Mississippi Valley State on March 12 ... made her lone appearance in the 2009 WCWS against No. 10 Arizona State on May 30 as a pinch-runner where she stole a base and scored a run ... the stolen base was her first of the season.

2008 (SOPHOMORE): Smith appeared in six games in 2008 making one start ... hit .200 (1 for 5) ... injured during the fall season and did not return to the field until mid-April ... saw her first action of the season in a start against Birmingham Southern on April 23, going 1 for 3 with a single ... came off the bench to pinch run in the second game of the super regional against Missouri ... pinch ran in the Women's College World series vs. two-time defending national champion Arizona as the Tide registered their first win over the Wildcats.

2007 (FRESHMAN): Smith played in 24 games and made three starts ... hit .208 on the season with one home run and five RBI ... also stole three bases ... went 2 for 3 with an RBI against Toledo on Feb. 17 ... had a career-high three RBI and hit her first career homer against Seton Hall on March 2 ... was 1 of 3 with a double and an RBI against Louisiana Tech on March 27

2006 (REDSHIRT): Smith did not see action during her first season at Alabama, taking a redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Smith was a member of the Class 5A Section 6 All-Sectional Tournament Team in 2005 ... a Birmingham News Academic All-State Nominee (2005) ... HSSA Jennie Finch Softball Player of the Year Finalist (2005) ... Pell City High School MVP (2005) ... PCHS Softball Athletic Award (2005) ... a team captain and MVP of the Pell City High School team in 2004 as a junior ... also garnered 5A Section 11 All-Area Team honors in 2004 and was named to the Red & Blue Classic All-Tournament Team ... AHSAA North-South All-Star Team (2004) ... The Birmingham News All-Metro Honorable Mention (2004) ... Best Defensive Player Award University of Alabama Softball School (2004) ... ASWA All-State Honorable Mention (2004) ... helped her 2004 club team to NSA 18U State Championship ... as a sophomore captured the Pell City High School Offensive Award in 2003 ... earned All-County recognition in 2003 ... set state record for home runs (22) and batting average (.511) as a freshman in 2002 ... Jessica is the daughter of Rick and April Smith ... has an older brother, Wesley and an older sister, Calah ... started playing softball at age eight ... sister, Calah played softball at Bevill State Community College ... nickname "Mad Dawg" ... born on July 31, 1987 in Brandon, Fla.